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Factors for Impaired Health-Related Quality of Life in Patient Coinfected with HIV & HCV

Purpose:

To identify factors associated with an impaired health-related quality of life in a patient coinfected with HIV and HCV as reported by Fleming et al.

Specialty:

Infectious Disease, Pediatric Infectious Disease, Palliative Medicine

Objective:

risk factors, quality of life

ICD-10:

B18.2, B20-B24, Z51.5

Description:

Fleming et al identified factors associated with an impaired health-related quality of life in a patient coinfected with HIV and HCV (hepatitis C virus). These can help identify a patient who may benefit from interventions to improve life quality. The authors are from Boston University, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Veterans Affairs Healthcare System and the Lahey Clinic.

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